This Halloween is full of treats from the Diller Odell Art students. We started early with the Tim Burton-inspired Portraits in Seventh Grade Art. We discussed the artistic style of Tim Burton and his work and using a sheet of . . .
Current students in the Business Communications class created (in their own words) instructions last week. Their mission was to write clear, concise, instructions so that someone with the least amount of knowledge, would be able to . . .
Freshmen geometry students did an activity today dealing with job skills and the similarity with that and school habits/attitudes. We discussed attributes that bosses/managers look for in employees. Do they also relate to school? Being on . . .
The Diller-Odell Career class went on a field trip with Mrs. Engleman during her last week of long-term subbing. They enjoyed donuts and then headed to Lincoln. They walked UNL-East Campus, UNL-City Campus, and . . .
Portraits, Flowers, and Fish...OH MY! The Fifth grade learned about contemporary Canadian visual artist, poet, and creator of the Silbersenze method, Sandra Silberzweig. They created self portraits using the . . .
On Tuesday, October 10th the Jefferson County Spelling Bee was held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Fairbury. The junior high competition was held in the morning. The Diller-Odell students did an excellent job taking 3 . . .
There has been a lot going on in the Science room this year. The Biology class just finished up a lab to learn about cells and their parts. The class created cells out of food and labeled the parts. They then discussed their cell with . . .
Eden's Entourage members enjoyed a pizza party that was donated by the Odell Community Market. Eden and her friends spent the lunch hour together enjoying their special treat. They talked, shared stories, . . .
Mr. Mohr just wanted to thank Mr. Nun’s Plant Science/Horticulture classes who assisted with planting grass in his yard this past spring and in late summer. In early May and early September of this year, Mr. Nun’s classes . . .
Diller-Odell has started an 18-21 educational transitional program. Currently, there are three students participating in this program. The program runs Tuesday - Thursday. In the morning the students work on academic skills, . . .
Did you know that the United States is one of the few countries that tie together athletics and activities within the school setting? In most countries, students attend schools for academics and participate in sports on club or travel . . .
Mr. Nun's Animal Science class has been learning about dairy products, and made butter as a lab to learn about other dairy products besides milk & cheese. When agitating cream, which is high in fat, the fat clumps will stick together . . .
"I am excited to continually build our performing arts programs at Diller-Odell schools. Our high school band has hit an all-time high of 39 students, which is very encouraging to see. I look forward to getting more students involved in . . .
Mr. Mezger took students to Peru State college to meet up with other Pioneer Conference peers to learn about leadership. The day brought some good insight to what great leadership looks like and how to set a . . .
Diller-Odell Public Schools has recently started a STEM club. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The club will meet once a month to complete activities related to careers in STEM. This . . .